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Limassol: 14 years prison sentence for 64 kilos of cannabis

Limassol Criminal Court on Wednesday handed down a 14 year prison sentence to a 54 year old man in connection with the discovery of 64 kilos of cannabis in a warehouse on October 31, 2018.

The drugs were discovered hidden in equipment usually found at  amusement parks in a warehouse in Ayios Athanasios in Limassol.

They were packed in 63 air tight packages that were concealed in a fork-lift type game that operates with a coin

The cannabis is believed to have been transported to Cyprus by ship to Limassol port.

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https://in-cyprus.com/police-find-50-kilos-of-cannabis-in-limassol-warehouse/

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